Secondhand Smoke: What Apartment & Condominium Residents Need to Know

If you live in an apartment or condominium, you may be living with an unwelcome house guest—secondhand smoke. Even if no one in your household smokes, secondhand smoke from your neighbors can get into your home in ways you never expected. The danger? More than 10 years ago, the U.S. Surgeon General made it clear that there was no safe level of exposure to secondhand smoke, and the risks include lung cancer, COPD and more. In fact, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) exposure to secondhand smoke results in 41,000 deaths among nonsmoking adults each year. Let's take a look at how you can protect yourself. (Click here to read more)

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